Gartner Inc. in a recent study highlighted top emerging technology treads that are going to be strategic for most enterprises in 2014. Factors denoting significant impact constitute high potential to disruption to business or IT, risk of being late adopters and need for major investment.
Here are the top trends identified by Gartner:
Mobile Device Diversity and Management
Workplaces are faced with a new reality of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). Businesses are now paying more attention on addressing the various issues and expectations of their employees. To achieve this many businesses are even emphasizing on BYOD themselves. BYOD is increasingly becoming a sort of proposal to save huge costs on software and hardware. One of the key results of BYOD is doubling the size of mobile workforce.
Mobile Apps And Applications
Internet of Everything
With the emergence of filed equipments and smart TVs, “Internet of Things” is growing at an exponential rate, with astounding array of applications, vehicles and devices each anticipating gaining their individual IP addresses. According to Gartner, the four basic usage models – Manage, Operate, Monetize and Extend – are applicable to four fields of internet, namely – information, thing, places and people.